Destination guide

Travel to friendly Cottonwood Heights

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Cottonwood Heights. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its skiing and shopping. Alta Ski Area and Temple Square are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cottonwood Heights

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cottonwood Heights a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alta Ski Area (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Park City Mountain Resort (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Jungle Jim's Playland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pebblebrook Golf Links (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Loveland Living Planet Aquarium (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Wairhouse Trampoline Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Cottonwood Heights

Travelers enjoy Cottonwood Heights for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 10.30 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cottonwood Heights

Travelers enjoy Cottonwood Heights for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cottonwood Heights is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dimple Dell Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sugar House Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • This is the Place Heritage Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Liberty Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Cottonwood Heights

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Cottonwood Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 711 vacation rentals near Cottonwood Heights. From 335 Houses to 229 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cottonwood Heights are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cottonwood Heights?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cottonwood Heights:

  • Summer Oaks: 61 vacation rentals
  • Snowbird: 128 vacation rentals
  • Park City Mountain Resort: 1,845 vacation rentals
  • Canyons Resort: 1,201 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 1,703 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cottonwood Heights?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cottonwood Heights. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Donut Falls: 5,588 vacation rentals
  • Salt Palace: 289 vacation rentals
  • Utah Olympic Park: 5,454 vacation rentals
  • University of Utah: 3,629 vacation rentals
  • Thanksgiving Point: 753 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cottonwood Heights listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cottonwood Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 335 Houses in Cottonwood Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cottonwood Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 229 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cottonwood Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 127 vacation rentals with pool available in Cottonwood Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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